As a music festival blogger, I have attended my fair share of events, but I can safely say that The Garden Party in Leeds is one you’ll keep wanting to attend year after year. With its 17-year-long legacy, it is the longest-running electronic music festival in Leeds and an event that any festival-goer should experience. The upcoming event promises to be another legendary weekend that will take place on Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th May, hosted at the newly launched Canvas Yard. Here are five reasons why you should not miss this upcoming UK event.
1. The Lineup
The Garden Party boasts an impressive line-up featuring a mix of established and up-and-coming artists. This year, with three stages, the musical spectrum is even wider, featuring some new faces such as thrilling 140bpm talent Sherelle, Rhythm Section founder Bradley Zero, and Barry Can’t Swim, a Ninja Tune artist with a skilfully crafted electronic sound mix with jazz-inspired strings and keys. Garden Party favourites such as Skream, Paul Woolford, and his Special Request alias, Mella Dee, and many more, will also be performing. With this level of variety, you are sure to discover new favourites while still enjoying the classics.
2. The Venue
The newly launched Canvas Yard is a perfect setting for an event of this calibre. The dedicated event space in the heart of Leeds City Centre will be transformed with cutting-edge audio-visual production and a powerful sound system to deliver the perfect soundtrack. With a new third stage, there is now even more room to move and experience live music in a way that only a dedicated event space can provide. Whether you are a veteran festival-goer or a newbie, you will not be disappointed with the venue’s quality.
3. The Food & Drink Village
You will never go hungry or thirsty at this event, with the food village offering a wide range of delicious eats and drinks. You can fuel up in between sets with some of the best local and international food and drink offerings available. This is not your typical festival food, but rather a true culinary experience that is sure to satisfy even the most discerning palate.
4. The Chill-out Area
Sometimes you need a break from the pulsing music and the crowds, and The Garden Party has got you covered. With a designated chill-out area, you can take a breather and catch up with your friends or meet other like-minded ravers. This area provides the perfect opportunity to recharge your batteries before jumping back into the music.
5. The History & Legacy
For 17 years, The Garden Party has been entertaining music lovers with some of the best electronic music acts in the world. With this year’s event promising to be bigger and better than ever, you can be a part of its continuing legacy. The event’s expansion, with the addition of new stages, events, and collaborations with top-notch organisations such as Moda Living and New Citizens, is proof of its enduring popularity.
The Garden Party is a must-attend event for any festival-goer. With its impressive line-up, top-notch venue, delicious food and drink options, chill-out area, and rich history and legacy, it’s no wonder tickets are selling out fast. Don’t miss your chance to experience one of the top upcoming events in the UK. Get your tickets now!